thyrohyoid membrane

n.

A thin, fibrous, membranous sheet filling the gap between the hyoid bone and the thyroid cartilage.

Nearby words

  1. thyrogenic,
  2. thyroglobulin,
  3. thyroglossal,
  4. thyrohyal,
  5. thyrohyoid,
  6. thyroid,
  7. thyroid artery,
  8. thyroid bruit,
  9. thyroid cartilage,
  10. thyroid crisis


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